Civita font family

Civita font family

  Civita Fonts from Hoftype. An appreciation of Dieter Hofrichter’s Civita type family.   Every now and again a new typeface will appear that simply bowls you over with the beauty of its letterforms and overall construction. No mean feat when you spend as much time as I do pouring over type catalogues, font specimens, […]

Futura Gold animation

Futura Gold animation

Futura comes to life in superb animation by Chris Gavin. I’ve never been a huge fan of Paul Renner’s iconic typeface but I’m not letting that get in the way of my admiration for Chris Gavin’s sparkling new work, the animated adventure mini-series “Futura Gold”, in which Chris uses glyphs from the font for every […]

Creative Match Residency

More typographic opinions (or should that be ‘rants’) by Typespec can be found at the popular creativematch.com website where Joe Graham is the resident type contributor. Expect commentaries on ad campaigns, new logotypes and corporate identities, in fact almost anything given a typographic branding. Recent submissions include 2012 type trends, plus new British Gas and […]